This is a discussion on Shoot to kill vs shoot to wound... within the Concealed Carry Issues & Discussions forums, part of the Defensive Carry Discussions category; If u came into a situation where u had to draw on someone and u must fire to save your life .......Would u shoot to ...
If u came into a situation where u had to draw on someone and u must fire to save your life .......Would u shoot to kill or shoot to wound.....
I would shoot for center of mass.Shoot to kill vs shoot to wound...
Shoot to hit. Don't really care where the first one goes as long as it stops or detracts long enough for follow-up shots.
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Like Gene said you shoot to stop the threat, If he/she dies thats fine, thats the price they pay for the business they are in. You shoot for center of visible mass......
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Shoot to stop the threat. Go for center mass.
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You shoot to stop the threat. The object is to neutralize a threat and if you have to use a firearm, it is a defensive tool only. And the best way to stop the threat is to hit it center mass.
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If I am hunting I shoot to kill in a SD situation I am stopping an immediate threat.
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My intent would be to use deadly force. That's the best answer I can think of.
As others have said, shoot to stop the threat. No more no less.
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Being forced to be politically correct, I'd shoot to stop.
It's real hazardous to your life to shoot to wound. First off, it requires extremely proficient shooting (and luck), and second, it does not guarantee that you'll not end up dead yourself.